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NYU Returns to Table for Long Island College Hospital

Monday, September 29, 2014

NYU Langone Medical Center has re-entered negotiations to operate part of the hospital known as LICH.

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WNYC News

Long Island College Hospital ER and Clinic Deal Collapses

Friday, September 19, 2014

The withdrawal leaves the sale of the Cobble Hill property in limbo and reignites concerns over whether the site will continue to offer healthcare.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Can Anything Resuscitate Brooklyn’s Ailing Hospitals?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Long Island College Hospital was closed this year, emergency funding has kept Interfaith from closing, and a 2011 state report has identified at least three other Brooklyn hospitals on the brink of financial collapse.

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WNYC News

What Will LICH Look Like?

Monday, June 16, 2014

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The tentative deal for a Brooklyn developer to buy Long Island College Hospital will preserve many medical services in the Cobble Hill area, according to the State University of New York, LICH's owner. But with no more surgery, childbirth or intensive care at the LICH site, some people doubt they're ...

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WNYC News

Last-Minute Deal Preserves ER, But Most LICH Staffers Pack Up

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Brooklyn hospital's emergency room will remain open, but everyone else is gone. The twists and turns of the institution's long history encapsulate modern healthcare’s greatest challenges.

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With Top Bidder Rejected, Long Odds for Full Hospital in Cobble Hill

Monday, May 05, 2014

After more than a year of protests and courtroom drama, supporters of Long Island College Hospital appear to have lost their bid to preserve LICH as a full-service medical center.

The State University of New York has rejected the proposal by the Brooklyn Health Partners, the top scoring proposal in ...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

LICH (Still) in Limbo

Thursday, May 01, 2014

As the May 5 deadline to work out a deal looms for SUNY and the company that won the bid to run LICH, Brooklyn Health Partners, the mayor's office has expressed reservations about B.H.P. Dan Goldberg, reporter for Capital New York, explains why SUNY and now the mayor don't think the 3-month-old company will be able to deliver on its ambitious plans for LICH, and what will happen next.

 

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WNYC News

SUNY Gets Green Light to Shut Embattled Hospital

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

To close a hospital, you need to apply to the state — even if you ARE the state.

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WNYC News

Can Potential New LICH Owner Run a Big Brooklyn Hospital?

Friday, April 04, 2014

Local residents and LICH staff demanded a full-service hospital. They got one — for the time being. The preliminary bid-winner still has to negotiate with the state to reach a deal.

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WNYC News

Brooklynites Upbeat But Wary of Hospital Bidders

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Nine bidders are competing to take over Long Island College Hospital, which the State University of New York has been trying to sell for the last year.

Local residents of the Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill neighborhoods gathered Tuesday night to learn about the proposals and voice concerns ...

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WNYC News

A New Kind of Hospital Emerges in the Bronx

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Health leaders say "freestanding" emergency rooms could be the wave of the future for many hospitals – especially ones on the brink of closure.

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WNYC News

Health Care to Play Bigger Role in New Bids for Long Island College Hospital

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A new auction for cash-strapped LICH in Cobble Hill asks bidders to preserve as many medical services as possible, including a full-service E-R, intensive care, and at least 100 beds.

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WNYC News

#Speedgate Hangs Over Murky LICH Deal

Friday, February 21, 2014

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Mayor de Blasio is hailing a deal to keep Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital open. But that deal is no guarantee. Meanwhile, the press just wants to know about the speeding.

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WNYC News

Deal Reached on Future of Long Island College Hospital

Thursday, February 20, 2014

SUNY will be allowed to rid itself of the money-losing LICH, and community members opposed to closing the hospital will get a voice in its redevelopment.

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WNYC News

Cuomo: No Fed Rescue $ for LICH

Friday, February 14, 2014

Governor Cuomo says several struggling Brooklyn hospitals will be receiving an infusion of federal healthcare funding – but Long Island College Hospital, or LICH, will not be one of them.

Cuomo on Friday outlined some of the ways the state will spend $8 billion dollars it's been lobbying for over ...

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WNYC News

Cobble Hill Keeps (Part of) a Hospital

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

After months of secrecy, the State University of New York unveiled how five developers hope to transform Long Island College Hospital in the coming years.

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Aid for Brooklyn Hospitals May Come from Washington: Will it Be Enough?

Thursday, January 23, 2014

With two Brooklyn hospitals teetering on the brink of insolvency, Gov. Cuomo used his budget address this week to reiterate a plea for $10 billion in federal aid. But will it be enough to fix New York's hospital infrastructure?

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WNYC News

New Plan to Buy LICH Preserves Some Health Services

Monday, January 13, 2014

The latest proposal would get rid of the hospital, but some medical services would still be available.

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WNYC News

Another Ruling against SUNY on Long Island College Hospital, Another Appeal

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

A judge has again ordered the state not to close Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn.

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WNYC News

Judge Rejects LICH Closure

Friday, September 13, 2013

A state judge in Brooklyn has rejected the closure of Long Island College Hospital. Justice Johnny Baynes said the state health department's decision to allow the Cobble Hill facility, known as LICH, to close is invalid. He also called state health regulations "unconstitutionally vague" when it comes to authorizing hospital shutdowns.

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